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Organizers will not only collect genetic data on participants, but report back genetic risks via the country's national health information system.

In a wide-ranging discussion, the two leaders touched upon vaccine development, infant mortality, US education, research funding, machine learning, and precision medicine.

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation launched the MMRF Answer Fund to engage researchers, clinicians, and patients in the search for better treatments.

The metrics are intended to provide an objective and constant way of evaluating the value of the repositories as well as the datasets they contain.

The US Congress has passed a $1 trillion spending bill that includes a hefty increase for NIH, though limits gene-editing research.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Funding expectations for 2013 have improved among genomics researchers, despite potential delays or cuts to budgets, according to the latest survey conducted by Mizuho Securities in collaboration with GenomeWeb.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Despite healthier than expected spending during the second quarter, life science researchers are expected to tighten their purse strings for the remainder of the year, according to the results of a survey conducted by investment firm Goldman Sachs.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – While the outlook for genomics-related funding is modestly positive in the near-term, expectations turn progressively more negative moving forward, a survey conducted by investment firm Mizuho Securities in collaboration with GenomeWeb found.

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is considering using DNA tests to determine relatedness between adult and child migrants, the Daily Caller reports.

Bloomberg reports that Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics plans to offer a treatment it is developing under the "right to try" law for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

In a proof-of-concept study, researchers report being able to determine age from dried bloodstains, Discover's D-brief blog reports.

In Nature this week: expansion of disease-resistance genes among long-lived oak trees, and more.